ARCHIVE PHOTO OF THE DAY
Robert Kennedy and Gen. Creighton Abrams, 1964
By STARS AND STRIPES Published: December 5, 2020
Ted Rohde ©Stars and Stripes
Friedberg, West Germany, June, 1964: Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy watches a tactical show at the Friedberg training area as he begins a three-day visit to bases in Germany. With him are Capt. Norman L. Carlton, left, V Corps Long Range Recon Patrol Co. commanding officer, and Lt. Gen. Creighton W. Abrams, Jr., V Corps commanding general, who has just been nominated as Army vice chief of staff. Abrams later served as commander of U.S. forces in Vietnam, then as Army chief of staff.
Stars and Stripes' 1964 story about Robert Kennedy's visit to Friedberg.